|About||Dorcas is a Christian relief and development organisation inspired by Matthew 25:31-46, to care for and empower the poor and the oppressed.|
|Mission||Dorcas is a Christian development and relief organisation committed to fulfilling the command Jesus Christ gave: to care for and empower the poor and oppressed (Matthew 25:31-46). Dorcas accomplishes this by promoting self-reliance through development, the provision of social care and assisting in emergency situations. Dorcas provides this assistance irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation.|
Dorcas Beirut office – programs in Lebanon and Syria
Dorcas Lebanon works in the areas relief, early recovery and development. Dorcas Lebanon manages relief programs in both Lebanon and Syria. Dorcas Lebanon collaborates with local CSO in Lebanon and Syria. Dorcas is in Lebanon locally registered under the name Tabitha (the direct translation of Dorcas into Arabic) Relief and Development on the 14th of April 2016 under decree 568.
Dorcas is a Christian relief and development organization, that works for and empower the poor and the oppressed. Dorcas has been involved in relief and development programs for more than 35 years and currently operates in 17 focus countries in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In cooperation with its partner organizations, Dorcas contributes to the empowerment and inclusion of its target groups irrespective of race, religion, gender and political affiliation. Dorcas Lebanon has been operating since 2012 on the Syrian Emergency Response in Lebanon and inside Syria.
Dorcas worldwide involvement is linked to three main interventions:
Development – helping people improve their lives sustainably by implementing long-term projects in the field of Sustainable Livelihoods, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health and Child Development.
Disaster response – helping people who have been affected by natural disasters as well as victims of political or military conflicts. Dorcas offers Relief, Rehabilitation as well as Risk Reduction and Preparedness interventions.
Social care – providing care for marginalized people; the elderly, chronically ill, prisoners and people with disabilities.